Krewe Bohème parade route

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Cree’s costume rules

CNN.com, 2012: Sometimes we need a mask to come as our true self, says McCree, the New Orleans transplant who has spent the past decade dressing herself and others for Carnival.

Her top three costuming rules: “You should feel fabulous. You should be comfortable. And you should sparkle.”

Check out this legend’s work in costume design and in creating the Piety Market in Exile at The Healing Center held on the second Saturday of each month at 11-4 except for a June- August hiatus.

The 28th annual NOLA Designer Costume Bazaar will be Saturday, 2/23 when the Healing Center hosts a curated collection of the most creative costumers in town.

Plessy’s Red Beans & Rice Social and Second Line

Homer A. Plessy Community School

On 2/21 at 6:00 pm they’ll roll with The Marigny Street Brass Band as they second line through the French Quarter. When they return to Plessy, there will be a red beans challenge, float viewing, and music provided by their house D.J., Chinolasoul.